In Memory of

David Hayes

Full Name: David A. Hayes
Date of Birth: April 25, 1926
Date of Death: April 14, 2019
April 20, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM - First Presbyterian Church of Lewistown
Service Information:
April 20, 2019 - 11:00 AM - First Presbyterian Church of Lewistown

Lewistown- David A. Hayes, 92, of Lewistown, passed away at 12:37 AM Sunday April 14, 2019 at Graham Hospital in Canton.

He was born April 25, 1926 at Jasonville, IN, the son of Earl B. and Louise (Bone) Hayes. He married Viola Edwards Griffith on January 15, 1965 at Elmwood. She died June 22, 1992. He later married Marianne Lester Nolan on December 11, 1993 at Lewistown. She survives with his step children, Terry (Carol) Griffith of rural Havana, Timothy (Margi) Griffith of Jackson, WY; and Thomas (Grace) Griffith of Mesa, AZ;  James Nolan of Lewistown, John Nolan of Canton, and Jill Lawver of Lewistown, 18 grandchildren, 24  great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, two step children, three brothers, and two sisters.

Dave was a retired coal miner and a member of the United Mine Workers of America. He was a WW 2 Army veteran and recipient of a Purple Heart.  He was a long time active member of the Lewistown First Presbyterian Church, and was a volunteer for 25 years for the Lunch with Friends program at the church. He was also a lifetime member of the Disabled American Veterans.

Services will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday at the Lewistown First Presbyterian Church where visitation will be held one hour prior to services. Pastor Penny Frame will officiate. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery with military rites accorded by Lewistown VFW Post 5001 and American Legion Bishop Post 1. Memorial contributions may be made to the Lewistown First Presbyterian Church or the Renaissance Care Center Activity Fund. The family would like to thank the staff at Renaissance Care Center and Graham Hospital for their wonderful care they provided to Dave. To view David’s life tribute video or to send condolences visit

To view video tribute click here.
From: Anna ParkinsonApr 15 2019 4:14PM
So sorry for your loss. Please call me if there’s anything I can do. Anna & Ralph
From: Mary WoodruffApr 16 2019 11:43AM
Mary Ann and family sincerest condolences at the passing of your lived one..
Know you all are in my prayers and thoughts are with you.. need anything let me know..
Love you guys. Mary Sue..and family
From: Melvin & Kenna Swearingen Apr 16 2019 11:53AM
Our thoughts and prayers are with your family in this difficult time.
From: Sam & Tina MoranApr 16 2019 1:44PM
We are so very sorry for your loss.  I know he was special to all of you!!!  Hugs!!!!
From: Roxane HartleApr 16 2019 2:34PM
Mary ANN  and  Jill  I wanted to tell you my thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. What a wonderful man DAVE was he will be missed by many. Good bless his love ones.
From: Jerry and Andrea MannApr 16 2019 2:51PM
So sorry for the loss of my dear neighbor. Call if you need anything, you know where to find me.
From: James F HardyApr 19 2019 2:14PM
Will miss Dave being at the puzzle table . He was a wonderful and kind man!

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